Amendment originally sought to add language concerning the deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Kosovo including a declaration of policy relating to an interim agreement to end the conflict; authorization for the deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Kosovo; and place a limitation on the number of U.S. Armed Forces personnel that may be part of a NATO peacekeeping operation to not more than 15 percent. \ As amended by the Gilman amendment (A004) language was added that authorizes deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Kosovo and requires the President to submit various reports to Congress including a statement outlining the national interest at risk; specifying resources required; percentage of U.S. participation; and exit strategy before ordering the deployment of any Armed Forces personnel.

Purpose:

An amendment no. 5 in the Congressional Record to include a section concerning the deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Kosovo including a declaration of policy relating to an interim agreement; authorization for deployment of Armed Forces; and a limitation of Armed Forces participation to not more than 15 percent.

House Amendment Code:

(A002)

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